As news comes of the renewal of USA Network’s hit series Suits for an eighth season, also comes confirmation that Patrick J. Adams (Mike Ross) and Meghan Markle will leave the series following the season seven finale.
Show creator and executive producer Aaron Korsh is set to return, as are stars Gabriel Macht (Harvey Specter), Sarah Rafferty (Donna Paulsen), Rick Hoffman (Louis Litt) and newly-minted series regular Dulé Hill (Alex Williams).
Suits: Season 7B will premiere on Wednesday, March 28th (9/8C); the two-hour seventh season finale will air on Wednesday, April 25th.
The Season 7 finale of Suits (USA Network, Wednesdays, 9/8C) will serve as a backdoor pilot for a spinoff that would see Gina Torres’ Jessica Pearson ‘be forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics.’
‘Pearson must rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory.’
USA Network’s critically acclaimed drama SUITS will return for the back half of Season 6 on Wednesday, January 25 at 10/9c. Season 6 of the Universal Cable Productions series is the #1 scripted cable program of 2016 in its timeslot in all key demos. To date, SUITS’ sixth season is averaging 3.5MM total viewers in Live+7 data and garnering an additional 6.2MM streams across VOD and digital platforms. The network previously announced that the legal dramawill return for Season 7, set to air in 2017.
Season 6.2 of Suits is set to rerun in late January, picking things up immediately following events of the fall finale – which is to say, in the midst of chaos, with Pearson Specter Litt in the hands of managing partners Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) and Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman) following Jessica Pearson’s departure.
Hacker drama Mr. Robot (above), fresh from winning the SXSW Audience Award, will premiere on Wednesday, June 24th (10/9C).
Complications, a new fast-paced thriller about a doctor who – even as he mourns his daughter’s life – saves a young boy’ life, will make its two-hour debut on Thursday, June 18 (9/8C).
Returning shows include: the legal drama Suits’ fifth season (June 24th), season three of Chrisley Knows Best (June 2nd), season seven of Royal Pains (June 2nd), WWE Tough Enough (new format, June 23rd), season three of Graceland June 25th) and season two of Playing House (August 4th).
USA Network has announced its Summer 2014 Schedule – a mix of four well-regard returnees – Covert Affairs, Graceland, Royal Pains, Suits – and two new dramas – Rush and Satisfaction. Rush centers on a hard-partying bad boy physician who caters to L.A.’s elite – for a hefty price; Satisfaction explores modern marriage at its midpoint and stars Matt Passmore, fresh off The Glades.
Royal Pains stands as the network’s longest running current series, going into its sixth season; Covert Affairs enters season five; Suits will be in its fourth season and Graceland is a sophomore. The USA Network summer schedule kicks off with Royal Pains on June 10th; Rush and Satisfaction premiere on Thursday, July 17th. For the complete schedule of premieres – and series descriptions – check out the press release after the jump.
When USA Network’s Suits returns on March 6, 2014, it will be the lead-in for Denis Leary’s new comedy, Sirens, which follows the ‘ridiculous antics of three Chicago EMTs.’ Season Eight of Psych returns Wednesday, January 8, 2014 and White Collar returns from its winter hiatus the following night.
Check out the press release, after the jump, for further details.
Suits, the odd couple legal series built around legendary closer Harvey Spector (Gabriel Macht) and brilliant but ‘not technically legal’ associate Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams) has been given a forth season order by USA Network.
The entire series to-date will be available for binge viewing via video-on-demand and TVEverywhere leading up to the mid-season premiere this winter. The press release follows the jump.
Michelle Fairly, Catelyn Stark herself, is coming to USA Network’s Suits (returning Tuesday, July 16th, 10/9C), In honor of her arrival, follow the jump to watch a clever Game of Thornes-inspired promo for her arrival.